In vitro activity of ciprofloxacin, ofloxacin and levofloxacin against Mycobacterium tuberculosis


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AKCALI S. , SURUCUOGLU S., Cicek C. , OZBAKKALOGLU B.

ANNALS OF SAUDI MEDICINE, vol.25, no.5, pp.409-412, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.5144/0256-4947.2005.409
  • Title of Journal : ANNALS OF SAUDI MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.409-412

Abstract

BACKGROUND:The increasing incidence of drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis necessitates therapeutic alternatives. The fluoroquinolones fulfill most of the criteria for an ideal class of antimycobacterial drugs. The aim of the present study was to determine to in vitro activities of ciprofloxacin, ofloxacin, and levofloxacin against M. tuberculosis strains.